Mr. Manik Salunkhe
Hon. President

Mr. Manik Salunkhe is a Shivaji University Topper in BSc (Chemistry), and BSc.Tech in Paints, Pigments, Inks & Varnishes from ICT (Formerly Known as a UDCT), University of Bombay.

Mr. Salunkhe, for many years was Management Committee and a faculty member of the Colour Society, which is body of technocrats with Paints, Pigments, Inks, Varnishes, Adhesives and allied industries.

Mr. Salunkhe is currently working as a Vice President-Technical with Kokuyo Camlin Ltd. who manufactures Fine Art and Hobby Colours, School Colors, Markers, Adhesives, Pencil Polymer Leads, Pencils, Technical Instruments, Notebooks, Erasers etc. He has worked as a Director of M/s. Excella Pencils Ltd and also worked as a Director of M/s. Mayur Colors. He has vast experience in different fields of Paint, Resin, Inks, Art and School Colors, Stationary and Packaging industries. During his tenure, he has worked in M/s. Bombay Paints, M/s. JBA Printing Inks, M/s. Garware Paints, M/s. Uvifort Metallisers & Packaging.

Mr. Salunkhe is a member of BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards). He was also a Member of BOS (Board of Studies) in Chemistry to Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He has been a Jury member for Print Week India, where various products in packaging industry participate and the best products are awarded. He is actively involved in ACMI Certification (Art & Craft Material Institute) USA. He has delivered lectures on Green Chemistry, Global Warming, Hazardous Chemicals and Toxicity. He was energetically involved and Chief Guest in the seminar of OLYMPUS 2K17 Conducted at College of Engineering, Pandharpur.

He is a visiting faculty for IIP (Indian Institute of Packaging) Mumbai, where he imparts knowledge to students on new trends in Packaging field. He is a Core Course Committee member in Garware Institute and is functional as a faculty member and in setting the syllabus for Paint Technology course.

Mr. Manik Salunkhe has travelled abroad many a times like USA, Gemany, UK, Switzerland, China, South Korea, to participate, learn new trends, and update Technology and Development worldwide. His Hobbies includes Tree Plantation and Travelling and strongly believes in learning new things.